National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Stands with Wells Fargo as Financial Institution is Targeted for Its Work for Equality

June 9 | By Andy DiAntonio
WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 9, 2015—The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the business voice of the LGBT community, called upon LGBT-certified businesses and other supporters to applaud the work of Wells Fargo to promote equality, especially as the financial institution faces criticism.
 

US Export-Import Bank Must Be Reauthorized

April 8 | By Michael Castellano
NGLCC consistently encourages its members in the LGBT business community to consider exporting as a business growth strategy and to utilize the resources offered by the United States Export-Import Bank, or the Ex-Im Bank for short. Justin Nelson NGLCC President shared, "We have been doing a series of educational workshops at our conferences over the last couple of years so LGBT business owners start to realize the opportunity in exporting… Ninety-five percent of the world’s consumers live outside the U.S.
 

Suze Orman Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

March 26 | By Andy DiAntonio
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce Suze Orman will be a keynote speaker at the 2015 International Business & Leadership Conference.   Suze Orman - Headshot 3.png
 

2015 NGLCC Matchmaker Registration

March 26 | By Natalie Rojas
Connecting certified LGBTBEs and NGLCC Corporate Partners NGLCC is excited to launch our 2015 Matchmakers portal to coincide with the opening of conference registration. The 2015 International Business & Leadership Conference promises to build on the success of last year’s conference and again provide one of the most powerful business opportunities available to LGBTBEs. Last year over 400 matchmaker meetings occurred, and we are confident that 2015 will see the most effective matches for our LGBTBEs and NGLCC Corporate Partners.    
 

NGLCC Signs Historic Marriage Equality Amicus Brief

March 16 | By Andy DiAntonio
On March 5, a friend-of-the-court brief was filed urging the Supreme Court to support marriage equality. NGLCC is proud to once again join over 300 other businesses and local chambers in arguing for the economic benefits for marriage equality. The brief contends that, "the burden imposed by inconsistent and discriminatory state laws of having to administer complicated schemes to account for differential treatment of similarly situated employers breeds unnecessary confusion, tension, and diminished employer morale."    
 

Engaging with the Leadership of Peru’s LGBT Business Movement

March 10 | By Michael Castellano
Peru has a vibrant and thriving economy that has been growing for many years. As a partner country to the Obama administration’s proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and with a GDP of $344 billion annually, Peru presents an attractive business opportunity for Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike. Now, with remarkable advances and leadership within the Peruvian LGBT business community, the Andean country is ready for business with LGBT entrepreneurs.  
 

Historic Partnership between NGLCC and the U.S. Small Business Administration

February 10 | By Andy DiAntonio
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PG&E, Prudential and Wells Fargo Honored at 2015 Financial Services Diversity Leadership Awards

February 10 | By Andy DiAntonio
2015 Finacial Services Diversity Leadership Awards

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